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Westmill Farmhouse, Watchfield

Description: Westmill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 250618

OS Grid Reference: SU2318190837
OS Grid Coordinates: 423181, 190837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6159, -1.6666

Location: B4508, Watchfield, Oxfordshire SN6 8TH

Locality: Watchfield
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8TH

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Listing Text

Westmill Farmhouse
SU 29 SW 1/79

C17 core with a circa 1820 addition of rubble stone cement rendered and incised to
resemble stonework with a gabled slate roof and one end and one ridge stack. L shaped
plan with C17 section on a N/S axis and the 1820 addition to the W. N front of
2 storeys and 5 bays. The C17 section has 2 clapboarded gabled dormers and 3 light
sashes. The Cl9 addition has 6 x3pane sashes to the upper windows and 6 pane sashes
to the ground floor. Centrally placed 6 panel door sheltered by a cement rendered and
gabled slate roofed porch.
Inside, the drawing room in the C17 section has 2 stopped and chamfered beams, an
enormous chamfered stone jamb to an inglenook fireplace and 2 light mullioned windows
with cavetto mouldings on the original rear wall now made internal by later outshuts.
The circa 1820 addition has an elegant cantilevered staircase of the period with
carved tread-ends.

Listing NGR: SU2318190837

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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